Tag: airport project

Berlin Brandenburg Airport Targets October 2020 Opening

The Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (BER) supervisory board has set October 2020 as the new opening date for the much-delayed airport project. Construction began in 2006 on Berlin’s new airport, which was originally scheduled to open in October 2011. The opening has been postponed six times because of planning and construction problems, especially concerning fire […]

Edinburgh Airport Expanding To Meet Anticipated Record Passenger Demand

Work has begun on the construction of an extension to the South-East Pier of Edinburgh Airport which should be completed by the summer of next year. The extension will see the creation of new boarding gates and seating areas between gates 13 and 14.Work has begun on the construction of an extension to the South-East […]

Berlin Brandenburg Airport Opening Delayed Again

The much-delayed opening of Berlin Brandenburg International Airport (BER) is expected to be postponed once again, after the discovery of new technical glitches with the control systems in the terminal doors, which present a fire safety risk. According to German news agency dpa, 1,200 doors need to be cabled to secure fire protection. If the […]

Middle East Airport Project Now Worth More Than $100bn

More than $100bn-worth of airport projects are underway and planned across the Middle East, according to the Aviation and Airports 2016 report from business intelligence service MEED. The report says the projects are intended to address a capacity gap as regional airport passenger volumes outstripped capacity by 11 per cent last year. The projects will […]